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7 artifacts that represent Filipinos’ rich culture and heritage

MANILA, Philippines — The organizers of Art Fair Philippines and Art in the Park … before colonizers came to the Philippines, Filipino tribes have been using elaborate … Bank of...

Alvarez wants PDP-Laban to fill administration Senate slate

MANILA, Philippines — The ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas  … speaker told reporters. Last week, Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel … terms for a senator. The Senate president served less than two years...

House votes to impeach Comelec Chairman Bautista

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives has … will be sent to the Senate for an impeachment trial. This … House votes to impeach Comelec Chairman Bautista

Serious misgivings about new Philippine environment chief

… with the instruction of the president," he said. Cimatu said … ," said the priest. The Philippine-Misereor Partnership Incorporated said Cimatu… Church of Christ in the Philippines. Father...

Philippine President orders police to halt activities in war on drugs

… Reuters Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Baguio city, Philippines. Photo – Reuters File Manila: Philippine President … Manila, and a series of opinion polls highlighting doubts among many...

PAL works to ease Manila congestion headache

Philippine Airlines (PAL) will shortly submit … annex to Terminal 2 at Manila Ninoy Acquino International airport, part … in our terminal,” explained airline president Jaime Bautista, during an...

Arroyo joins PDP-Laban

… quite some time," Arroyo said. Arroyo is serving her third and … president in 2004 up to 2010. The PDP-Laban now has 124. Senate President … for the...

Ex-Camarines Sur mayor charged over attempt to remove Sagip Kalikasan

MANILA, Philippines — Former Caramoan, Camarines Sur mayor … council was “earnestly requesting” then President Benigno Aquino III and then … shabu laboratory uncovered by the Philippine National Police in Virac...

Alliance Global diversifies to infrastructure, pitches ‘Skytrain’

MANILA, Philippines — Alliance Global Group Inc. is … : 1, sectionmatch: 1 As the Philippines starts building more roads and … ’s ambitious infrastructure plan, with President Rodrigo...

Arroyo joins ruling PDP-Laban

MANILA, Philippines — Former president and now Pampanga … Before transferring to PDP-Laban, Arroyo was part of … party Lakas-CMD alongside former Cabinet members and party-mates: … ), pagematch:...

Philippine lawyers file injunction to stop Duterte's 'illegal' drug war that's killed thousands

… effigy with a face of President Rodrigo Duterte during a National … palace in metro Manila, Philippines. Reuters/Romeo Ranoco Though Filipinos are largely … men who testified before...

Arroyo, 2 of her former Cabinet members join PDP-Laban

… Philippine Daily Inquirer) Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and two of her former Cabinet … new members. The party’s president, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, announced on … to...

Filipinos in Bangkok denounce Duterte’s ‘drug war’

… Philippines under the government’s campaign against illegal drugs prompted concerned Filipinos … Thailand in 2003 under Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. According to Dr … administration. “Since Duterte became...

Petitioners ask Supreme Court to halt war on drugs

MANILA, Philippines — Three victims of the government’ … stressed that as the president of the Philippines, Duterte has ordinance powers … direct case against the president,” Diokno said...

Management skills, IT background a plus for next Comelec chief, says Bautista

MANILA, Philippines — The next chief of the … starting December 31 to give President Rodrigo Duterte time to look … Management skills, IT background a plus for next Comelec...

What is a lifestyle check?

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Richard Gordon, in a … “Tracing Corruption Proceeds in the Philippines through Lifestyle Checks,” Henson said … of the Philippine National Police over allegations from...

Philippines: Foreigners in leading militant roles in besieged Marawi

… identities.  The Malaysian embassy provided Filipino authorities with a photo of … predominantly Muslim town. The southern Philippines has been marred for decades … uprising in its initial...

Former president Gloria Arroyo joins PDP-Laban

… courtesy of Representative Rudy Fariñas MANILA, Philippines – From a key Partido Demokratiko … Former president and Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on … secretary in...

Slaughter ecstatic to finally be part of a finals-bound Ginebra squad

MANILA, Philippines — From the sidelines to the … Slaughter ecstatic to finally be part of a finals-bound Ginebra squad

Duterte: PDEA now 'sole agency' in charge of drug war

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has designated the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency as the … Forces of the Philippines, the Bureau of Customs, the Philippine Postal Office … Duterte: PDEA...